Boris FIELD( Writer)
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Biography Boris FIELD
Field (real name - Campo), Boris Nikolaevich (1908 - 1981), novelist.
Born March 4 (17 NS) in Moscow in the family lawyer. Child and adolescent years were spent in Tver, in the factory yard huge textile mill owned by Morozov. Houses had a good library left by his father (who died in 1916), which were collected all the best Russian and foreign classics. His mother, a doctor by profession, has sent his reading, and among the first books they read were Gogol, Pushkin, Lermontov, Nekrasov, Pomyalovsky, later Turgenev, Goncharov, Nikitin, and Chekhov. The most favorite author was Maxim Gorky.
In school years became interested in journalism, the first article appeared in the provincial newspaper, Tverskaya Pravda. Active worker reporter of this newspaper began after a few years when, after graduating from an industrial technical school, worked at the plant Kalininsky "Proletarka.
. In 1927 he published a first book of essays "Memoirs of a crummy person," marked by Gorky.
. In 1928 he became a professional journalist.
. Literary notoriety the Field brought the story "hot shop", published before the war in "October".
. Since the beginning of World War II war correspondent works on the Kalinin Front, being on the frontlines
. Military events, which he had witnessed, reflected in his essays, combined later in the book "From Belgorod to the Carpathians" (1945).
. In 1946 he published the famous "Story of a Real Man," written for the nineteen days (when he as a war correspondent was present at the Nuremberg trials).
. Military topics devoted to a collection of short stories "We - the Soviet people" (1948) and the novel "Gold" (1949 - 50).
. In 1952 published a collection of short stories and essays about the builders of the Volga-Don - "Contemporaries.
. In 1956, after a trip to different countries, writes books, reports "American Diary", "For miles and miles away.
. In 1958 - 62 published novels "heartland" and "Wild Breguet ..."
. In 1966 the novel "Doctor Faith"
. For many years, was chief editor of "Youth".
B. Field died in 1981 in Moscow.